Connecting women in agriculture
“The conference featured workshops for women farmers, women looking to start farming, women working in the agriculture industry and young women looking for networking and career opportunities. Workshop tracks focused on business and finances, production agriculture, communication, home and family, and special interests.”
Women confront gender gap in wineries’ executive suites
“When she took over as president of Domaine Carneros in 1987, Eileen Crane was one of the few women to lead a North Coast winery. At the time, Michaela Rodeno was president at St. Supery Vineyards and Winery in Napa; the rest typically served in various roles at their family-owned wineries.“
Women take over farming
“Male out-migration and gender norms driving feminization of agriculture in Madhes”
Women in agriculture are challenging stereotypes
“About a third of the nation’s farmers are women, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And most of these women are working family
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Pass the pitchfork: the evolving role of women in agriculture
“Working from sunup to sundown during the long days of summer, Christine Kimber has little time for anything but farming. Like generations of farmers before her, she worries about flooding and drought, fights weeds and pests, and hopes for a good harvest. Unlike many women in the past, however, Chris co-owns her farm with her sister and brother and has a shared legal right to decide how it is run. “